Comparison of lung function by fungal status among 54 woodworkers

ParametersFungus positiveFungus negativep-value
Participants n1935
FVC L2.83±0.302.89±0.240.44
FVC % predicted79.0±8.278.0±8.30.70
FEV1 L2.12±0.292.20±0.280.36
FEV1 % predicted76.7±10.275.2±11.20.61
FEF25–75% L·s−12.59±0.552.98±0.470.01
FEF25–75% % predicted69.2±9.9582.3±4.53<0.01
  • Data are presented as mean±sd unless otherwise stated. FVC: forced vital capacity; FEV1: forced expiratory volume in 1 s; FEF25–75%: forced expiratory flow at 25–75% of FVC.